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Thomas Rolf Johannesson

Thomas Rolf Johannesson, Swedish engineering educator. Recipient Jacob Wallenberg award in Materials Science, J. Wallenberg Foundation, Stockholm, 1979. Member Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Swedish Materials Society, Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences, Royal Academy Engineering Sciences.

Background

  • Johannesson, Thomas Rolf was born on August 1, 1943 in Helsingborg, Sweden. Son of Carl A. and Signe B. (Gustafsson) Johannesson.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University Technology, Gothenburg, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Chalmers University Technology, Gothenburg, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant Chalmers University of Technology, 1967-1970. Director laboratory Sandvik Coromant, Stockholm, 1970-1975. Associate professor Link√∂ping (Sweden) University, 1975-1982, professor, 1982-1993, department chairman, 1978-1980, dean engineering, 1980-1981.

      Professor Lund (Sweden) University, since 1993. Vice president external relations Linköping University, 1987-1993. Member council of science National Board Technology Development, Stockholm, since 1985.

    Membership

    Member Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Swedish Materials Society, Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences, Royal Academy Engineering Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Eva-Lisa A. Ohlsson, May 7, 1966. Children: Karolina, Per-Ola.
    • father: Carl A. Johannesson
    • mother: Signe B. (Gustafsson) Johannesson
    • spouse: Eva-Lisa A. Ohlsson
    • children: Karolina Johannesson
    • Per-Ola Johannesson
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    Born August 1, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1967
      Chalmers University Technology
    • 1971
      Chalmers University Technology
    • 1967 - 1970
      Assistant, Chalmers University of Technology
    • 1970 - 1975
      director, laboratory Sandvik Coromant
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1993
      professor, Lund (Sweden) University
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